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Would you have High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia) when you have Hypothyroidism?

Summary: High blood sugar is found among people with Hypothyroidism, especially people who are female, 50-59 old, also have High blood pressure, and take medication Levothyroxine sodium.

We study 160 people who have High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia) and Hypothyroidism from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Levothroid, Armour Thyroid. (latest reports from 49,460 Hypothyroidism patients)

High blood sugar

High blood sugar (high blood sugar) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 17,102 High blood sugar patients)

On Jan, 26, 2015: 160 people who have hypothyroidism and High Blood Sugar are studied.

Trend of High blood sugar in hypothyroidism reports

Gender of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced High blood sugar * :

FemaleMale
High blood sugar77.07%22.93%

Age of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced High blood sugar * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood sugar0.00%0.71%0.71%4.26%4.96%18.44%34.04%36.88%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood sugar9.09%63.64%22.73%4.55%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (55 people, 34.38%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (34 people, 21.25%)
  3. Depression (24 people, 15.00%)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (23 people, 14.37%)
  5. Osteoporosis (15 people, 9.38%)
  6. Asthma (14 people, 8.75%)
  7. Insomnia (13 people, 8.12%)
  8. Hyperlipidaemia (13 people, 8.12%)
  9. Anxiety (12 people, 7.50%)
  10. Pain (12 people, 7.50%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Levothyroxine sodium (69 people, 43.12%)
  2. Synthroid (63 people, 39.38%)
  3. Aspirin (38 people, 23.75%)
  4. Lantus (33 people, 20.62%)
  5. Simvastatin (22 people, 13.75%)
  6. Fosamax (22 people, 13.75%)
  7. Hydrochlorothiazide (18 people, 11.25%)
  8. Seroquel (13 people, 8.12%)
  9. Ambien (11 people, 6.88%)
  10. Allopurinol (10 people, 6.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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